Favorite Brand of Racquet(s)

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  1. vsbabolat

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    Dunlop
    HEAD
    Fischer
    Kneissl
    Rossignol
    The original Donnay from Couvin, Belgium. Not this new company.
    Snauwaert
     
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  2. tistrapukcipeht

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    Yonex, nothing else comes close to me, not only in racquets but in shoes and clothes as well (some of them).

    Yonex Premium racquets first, second and third to none!
     
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  3. treblings

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    what´s your favourite racquet from each company?:)
     
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  4. stronzzi70

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    1. Yonex
    2.Yonex.
    3.Yonex.
     
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  5. Migelowsky

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    Völk
    Dunlop
    Yonex

    No particular order.
     
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  6. FloridaAG

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    Dunlop
    Rossignol (when much younger)
     
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  7. Sander001

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  8. I Heart Thomas Muster

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    Kneissl
    Fischer
    Head
    Volkl
     
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  9. Marcus2137

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    I started with a dunlop and still have a soft spot for dunlop even though I mostly own Head now.

    When replacing the first dunlop 12 years ago, I tried lots of friends rackets and demo'd many brands and frames for a few months. The Head frames I tried really jumped out as being special, they felt more solid than most others.

    Now, my list of favorites would be:

    1. Head
    2. Donnay
    3. Dunlop (even though I don't own any currently)
    4. Pro Kennex

    I'm sure there are other great ones that I've haven't had a chance to try yet, but I feel like if I pick up frames from these brands, I usually like them. Wilson is hit or miss, I wanted to like Yonex but haven't found one I played well with, never tried Volkl. Haven't found a Babolat that felt good and I played well with.
     
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  10. NickJ

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    I found him on Wiki but couldn't find any pics of the racquets anywhere. I do know the Pro Cynetic so I kinda know the style. But if you can post pics of yours huh??? Cheers
     
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  11. treblings

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    the 820 is on loan at the moment, so i can only take a pic of the 740 and i have to educate me, how to post them here
    but, i found this 13sec video of Stadler, playing with the extended Donnay(not sure which version) against Leconte
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIZ-mBnykx0
     
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  12. Jenga 1

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    I don't really think there's a prime example of a "bad" brand-name racquet in today's market. I use Donnay frames, and I love them, but somebody else might hate them. That can be said for any brand, so there's always going to be somebody who likes a racquet, no matter what you think...

    DONNAY FTW
     
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  13. SPRacket

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    Yonex all the way
     
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  14. Roger Wawrinka

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    Tecnifibre
     
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  15. zapvor

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    not babolat
     
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  16. EastAngels2014

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    1)Babolat
    2)Prince
    3)Head
     
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  17. MikeHitsHard93

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    I've played: Wilson, prince, babolat, head, Fischer, pacific, and a technifiber frame.

    Favorites best to last: Wilson, head, babolat, prince, Fischer, technifiber, pacific. However, I have only hit with one frame for the last 3 brands. So it's not really fair. Always been interested in t-fights. Only hit with a t-flash and it was meh
     
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  18. zapvor

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    t fight is where its at. t flash sucks
     
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  19. Matchball

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    1. Prestiges and Blades
    2. Vcore Tour 89
    3. PB 10 Mids, Bio 200, 325 TF VO2 Max

    Can't wait for the new Blade . . .
     
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  20. Matchball

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    Oh,

    and 4. Babolat Pure Storm Ltd.
     
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